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Linux-Watch: LSB 3.1 Unifies Linux Desktop Standards

Apr 25, 2006, 16:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"The Free Standards Group (FSG) will unveil Linux Standard Base 3.1, the first LSB version to include explicit Linux desktop application support, April 25 at the Desktop Linux Summit in San Diego. The standard has already been endorsed by Linux leaders Red Hat and Novell, along with other major Linux players such as AMD, Asianux, CA, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Mandriva, RealNetworks, Red Flag, and Turbolinux, according to the FSG.

"The first LSB 3.1 certified desktop distribution is expected to come from Xandros, on May 1st. Other major Linux distributors such as Red Hat, Novell, Ubuntu, the DCC Alliance members, and others also plan to certify their versions of Linux to LSB 3.1, FSG added..."

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